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Crossville man arrested on Rape charges after Tinder Meet-up

generic viagra online canada PHOTO: Jeffrey Scott Vanherreweghe, 23 of Crossville, Alabama was arrested by the Indiana State Police and charged with Rape, Criminal Confinement,

Fort Payne Police Report, Friday, Jan. 6 – Sunday, Jan. 8

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The following are reported incidents, arrests, and accidents from the Fort Payne Police Department for Friday, Jan.

Fort Payne holds Public Meeting on Logging Ordinance (VIDEO)

PHOTO: A timber yard on Highway 11 between Fort Payne and Collinsville, overlooked by a bare spot on Lookout Mountain.

2016 DeKalb County Drug and Major Crimes Unit Statistics

By Staff Reports FORT PAYNE, Ala. — The DeKalb County Drug and Major Crimes Unit has worked diligently to make 2016

UPDATE: DeSoto Mills Fire could last for days

By Tyler Pruett, Managing Editor tyler@southerntorch.com FORT PAYNE, Ala. — Earlier today, a blaze broke out in the old DeSoto Mills Building

‘Alert DeKalb’ provides life-saving information

Signing up for ‘Alert DeKalb’ is easily done through the County EMA’s website. The system alerted those in the path

‘DeKalb Santa’ delivers to kids in need

By Zachary Hester, Art Director RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Every year when the Christmas season approaches, we immediately think of the

The Southern Torch, Vol. 2, No. 52 (Print Edition)

By Staff Reports RAINSVILLE, Ala. — Be sure to pick up this week’s edition of the Southern Torch, in newsstands today!

DeKalb County EMA receives praise for tornado response

PHOTO: DeKalb County Emergency Management Director Anthony Clifton provides a brief to the county commission on the tornado damage and the

TARCOG holds planning meeting with Rainsville

PHOTO: Councilmen Marshall Stiefel and Derek Rosson go over the long-term strategy with TARCOG representative Kevin Bernard. (Tyler Pruett | Southern